2010F001
From CDS 130
1. Tuesday, December 14th
- Final exam: 10:30 am – 1:15 pm in this room.
2. Thursday, December 9th
- Final Exam Review
3. Tuesday, December 7th
- HW #8 due
- Final exam review sheet was posted and announced via email on Saturday
- Discuss Tumor results
- Finish Ethics
- Start work on Final questions
- Last 15 minutes: Anonymous course survey for feedback [1]
4. Thursday, December 2nd
- Finish in-class work on Tumor
- Finish discussion of Ethics
5. Tuesday, November 30th
- Begin discussion of Ethics
- In-class work on Tumor (No HW associated with this problem, but two problems on final based on what is covered. Sample problems to be given on review sheet).
- Assign HW8 (Covers Antialias and Ethics)
6. Thursday, November 25th
- No class
7. Tuesday, November 23rd
- In-class work on HW7
8. Thursday, November 18th
- In-class practice on problems in If_Statement#Questions and Iteration#Questions
9. Tuesday, November 16th
- HW6 Due
- Assign HW7 (Most of the questions have been covered in class at some level)
- Start Antialias (Which will be covered on HW #8).
10. Thursday, November 11th
- Preview of Iteration_on_Matrices
- Work on HW6, which is due Tuesday.
- Work on problem that will be assigned on HW #7: Images#Questions
11. Tuesday, November 9th
12. Thursday, November 4th
13. Tuesday, November 2nd
- Return Exam
- Visualization_Overview
- Matrices review
14. Thursday, October 28th
- Mid-term exam (closed book, calculator allowed).
15. Tuesday, October 26th
- Exam review
16. Tuesday, October 19th
- Matrices
- Hand out Mid-term review sheet: Midterm
- Comment on numerical integration and this image [2]
- Comment on [3] and [4] (Especially page 5, part 1F620; this is very serious business) and [5]
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17. Thursday, October 14th
- There was not a Tuesday class this week because of the Columbus holiday.
- Assign Homework #5 (To be due on October 21th) I will send out an email this afternoon containing instructions.
- Cover Validation
- Work problem 5.2 in Validation#Questions
- Work problem 5.4 in Validation#Questions
Homework #5
- http://cds130.org/Numerical_Integration#Questions (3 questions)
- http://cds130.org/Computational_Simulations#Questions (1 question extra credit)
- http://cds130.org/Validation#Questions (2 questions, 5.1 and 5.2 only!)
Write out your answers on notebook or printer paper. Structure your answers using the following notation:
Homework #5 - YOUR NAME - Section # (#=001 for TR, #=002 for MWF) Numerical Integration 5.1 Numerical Integration 5.2 Tile Size 5.3 Rectangle motivation Computational Simulations 5.1 Logistic Map in Octave - Important: Turn in this problem on your wiki page. Post your code and your four plots. Do not turn in any printed out plots! See http://cds130.org/User:Weigel and click "view source" to see the syntax required to do this. Validation 5.1 Verification in the Wild 5.2 Kinematics
18. Thursday, October 7th
- Finish Numerical_Integration#Questions
- Cover Computational_Simulations
19. Tuesday, October 5th
- Work on first question in Numerical_Integration#Questions
- Went over Homework #4 questions (primarily ODEs)
20. Thursday, September 30th
- Assign Homework #4, Due on Thursday, October 7th at 10:30 am
- Finish ODEs
- Cover Numerical_Integration
Homework #4
- http://cds130.org/Introduction_To_MediaWiki#Questions (3 questions)
- http://cds130.org/Iteration#Questions (3 questions)
- http://cds130.org/Mathematical_Models#Questions (1 question)
- http://cds130.org/ODEs#Questions (3 questions)
Write out your answers on notebook or printer paper. Structure your answers using the following notation:
Homework #4 - YOUR NAME - Section # (#=001 for TR, #=002 for MWF) Introduction to MediaWiki Write dow the link to your page, (e.g., http://cds130.org/User:Weigel). Iteration 5.1 Iteration 1 Write down the values of A(2), A(3), A(4), and A(5) 5.2 Iteration 2 Write down your value for a and show your work. Do not convert fractions into decimal numbers. 5.3 Iteration 3 Write down your value for b and show your work. Do not convert fractions into decimal numbers. Mathematical Models 5.1 Interest Which bank would lead to a larger balance after two years? Explain how you arrived at your answer. 5.2 Population Growth (skip this question) ODEs 5.1 Population Eqn. 1. Write out your program (by hand) here 2. Write out your program (by hand) here 3. Write your answers for 1., 2., and the Excel value here 5.2 Population Eqn. * Print out your plot and attach it at the end of your assignment. * Make sure that you label your axes. 5.3 Heat Eqn. 1. Write down the time here. You do not need to attach your plot. 2. Write down numeric answer and description in words.
21. Tuesday, September 28th
- Cover Introduction_To_MediaWiki
- Cover Verification
- Discuss Mid-term dates
22. Thursday, September 23rd
- Cover Mathematical_Models
- Cover Introduction_To_Octave
- Assign Homework #3 (will not be on Blackboard, see below). Due next Thursday at 10:30 am.
Homework #3
Answer these questions on a sheet of paper and turn it in before class on September 30th at 10:30 am.
- http://cds130.org/Logic_Gates#Questions (four questions)
- http://cds130.org/Computing_Limits#Questions (two questions)
- http://cds130.org/Introduction_To_Octave#Questions (two questions)
I strongly suggest that you look at these questions soon so that you may ask questions on Friday or Monday.
Label your questions like this:
Homework #3 - YOUR NAME - Section 001 ------------ Logic Gates 5.1 NAND Gates Answer: 5.2 Combination of NANDs Answer: 5.3 Logic Circuits I Part 1 - Answer: Part 2 - Answer: 5.4 Logic Circuits II Part 1 - Answer: Part 2 - Answer: ------------ Computing Limits 7.1 Unique Combinations Answer: 7.2 Round-off Error Part I - Answer: Part II - Answer: ------------ Introduction To Octave 6.1 Sum Answer: 6.2 Plot Part 1: Answer: Part 2: Answer:
23. Tuesday, September 21st
- Cover Spreadsheets_vs_Programming_Languages
- Cover Iteration
24. Thursday, September 16th
- A new version of Homework #2 will be posted after class today. Your grade will be the best between the two versions.
- Today I will go over a review sheet with questions drawn from module1#Questions.
- Finished Computing Limits
25. Tuesday, September 14th
- Problem review session with Dr. Marr
- Start discussion of Computing_Limits
26. Thursday, September 9th
- Covered Logic_Gates
- Homework 1 should be graded soon.
- Homework 2 was posted today at 1pm. It is due on Tuesday at 10:30 am.
27. Tuesday, September 7th
- Discuss Homework 1 - always select "save" after you enter an answer.
- See #Grading for info on grading of paragraph problems.
- Homework 2 will be assigned on Thursday
- Covered Encoding and Data Storage
- On Homework 1, the first question was based on material covered in Encoding and Data Storage. This question will not be graded and will rather be repeated on the next homework.
28. Thursday, September 1st
- Finish syllabus (this page)
- Covered Module 1: Binary_Representation_of_Numbers
- Homework on Module 1 due on Tuesday, September 7th at 10:30 am.
29. Tuesday, August 31st
- Covered all of Introduction to Computing for Scientists
- Covered parts of the syllabus
- Will cover rest of syllabus on Thursday
- Sent email about first assignment (Survey) that is due on Thursday before class.